Now you too can kick back with a cold drink and a free space adventure for your Kindle! Jak Phoenix is now free in the US and Canadian Amazon Kindle stores.
Here’s a bit about JP:
Jak Phoenix is a pilot who would rather kick back with a cold drink than stick his neck out to save the galaxy. But, as we all know, life often gets in the way of these ‘big dreams.’
Jak and his longtime friend Baxter once again find themselves on the verge of bankruptcy. A last minute salvage mission delivers more than they bargained for when Jak’s old enemy shows up and steals their haul out from under them. When it is revealed the cargo is more important than any of them realized, Jak decides, against his better judgment, that a retrieval is necessary. His pursuit leads him right past his enemy and into the hands of the most feared pirate in the galaxy.
In the spirit of space operas of old, comes an action packed novel following the exploits of the best low quality pirate in the galaxy – Jak Phoenix.
Now you can grab a free space adventure ebook over at Barnes & Noble! The first adventure in the Jak Phoenix series is now free for your intergalactic enjoyment on a NOOK or other device running the NOOK app! You can find it at THIS LINK
Great news! The ebook edition of the first full-length Jak Phoenix adventure is now available FREE at Smashwords! Now it’s even easier to enjoy the space shenanigans and occasional interstellar inconvenience. Head to the Jak Phoenix page at Smashwords and pick up a free copy today!
If you have checked out the new trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy film and like what you see, I can pretty much guarantee you are going to love the Jak Phoenix adventures.
Jak Phoenix (2010) & Jak Phoenix 2: The Markazian Deception (2012), by Canadian author Matt D. Williams, are written in the same vein as the Guardians film, featuring action and adventure kept light with a heavy dose of comedy. They were written to be a space adventure everyone could enjoy, which looks like what Marvel is going for with their new film.
The Jak Phoenix novels are available at a great low price wherever ebooks are sold. Load up your eReader, tablet, phone or iPad and join the adventures!
In March 2012 Jeff Thomason (the superb comic artist behind the Jak Phoenix Universe illustrations) decided to create this stellar graphic depicting his character, Wandering Koala, and good old Jak Phoenix himself in a ‘what-if’ situation. Like everything he has drawn for the Jak Phoenix Universe this one is a wonderful piece of art. Jeff’s drawings took Jak Phoenix off the page and really brought him to life. His article here explains some of the technical details behind the work and is entitled ‘Teamwork in Fiction,” which perfectly outlines the relationship he and I formed through our indie publishing adventures. Thanks again, Jeff!
So it has been quite a while since I touched base with the kind souls who might be paying attention to Jak Phoenix-related info. It has been an extremely busy year for me with major changes and a lot of hard work. Unfortunately, the writing of the next Jak Phoenix novel was something that had be slid (temporarily) onto the back-burner.
I was heavily into the writing of Jak Phoenix 3 when some pretty big changes in the way I make a living took place. I left my job of 14 years to work full time on my business. It has consumed every waking moment of my life (in a good way) and so JP3 just had to wait.
The crappy thing was that I was totally consumed with writing this book. I know every author says their latest installment ‘will be my best work’ but I really do feel like this will be the strongest, funniest, most dramatic, and longest Jak Phoenix novel yet.
So I wanted to touch base to make sure anyone who checks knows it isn’t dead in the water. As I gain back a few minutes per day I will be picking right back up where I left off with JP3’s creation.
Thank you to everyone who has supported this book series. Have a great 2014!